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Session 7: Create Magic, Change the World

Session 7: Create Magic, Change the World
Session 7: Create Magic, Change the World

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  • Whatever you think you can do, or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace, and power in it. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Any...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 2 Activity 1: Faithful Footprints 5 Activity 2: Move It! Spiral Dance 8 Activity 3: Story Basket and Guided...
  • If it would be helpful in creating sacred space, light a candle or chalice. Read the guided meditation in Activity 3, Story Basket and...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice candle or LED/battery-operated candle Lighter and extinguisher, if needed Newsprint, markers and tape...
  • Materials for Activity Faithful Journeys Path (Session 1, Leader Resource 2 ) Cutouts of footprints and (optional) wheelchair tracks, at...
  • Preparation for Activity Read Leader Resource 2. If possible, invite a pagan in your congregation to lead the spiral dance. You may wish to...
  • Materials for Activity A large basket Objects related to the story "The Perfect Peace Harvest," such as pictures of peace signs, a pentacle...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the story " The Perfect Peace Harvest " A chime, rain stick or other calming sound instrument Optional: A...
  • Preparation for Activity Read the description of this activity to ground your understanding of what "magic" means in a pagan Unitarian...
  • Materials for Activity Wooden sticks or dowels, approximately 1/3 inch in diameter and 10 - 12 inches long, for all participants, at least...
  • Materials for Activity Wands from Activity 6, including one for at least one co-leader Optional: Newsprint, markers and tape Preparation...
  • Materials for Activity Faithful Journeys Path Signpost for Session 7 ( Leader Resource 1 ), and pins, glue stick, or tape Copies of Session...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately afterward, while it is fresh. Share your thoughts with any other...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 3 , Magic Month Letter to Parents Preparation for Activity With your minister and director of...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of the guided meditation in Activity 3, Story Basket and Guided Meditation Large roll of paper and markers...
  • Whatever you think you can do, or believe you can do, begin it. Action has magic, grace, and power in it. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Any...
  • From the book Aisha's Moonlit Walk: Stories and Celebrations for the Pagan Year , by Anika Stafford (Boston: Skinner House, 2005). Tell the...
  • Cut out the signpost to add to your Faithful Journeys Path. Printing This Handout Download a high-resolution copy of this Handout (PDF) for...
  • Adapted from the Dream Roads website, which also provides an animated illustration of a spiral dance. For use with Activity 2, Move It!...
  • Customize this letter and provide to Faithful Journeys parents well ahead of the children's Magic Month presentation to the congregation...
  • Paganism and UUism To learn more about paganism read Drawing Down the Moon by Unitarian Universalist Margot Adler, or any books by Starhawk...

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